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Today's News

  • Surprising SCHS, once-beaten Kregor ready for tourney

    There is one word that Shelby County boys’ tennis coach Aaron Bissmeyer would use to describe his team’s performance this season.

    “Surprising,” he said last week.

  • County teams could contend

    The Collins and Shelby County track & field teams will vie for state berths at Henry County High School on Tuesday, when the Class 2A, Region 3 meet begins around 4:30 p.m.

    The top two finishers in each event automatically earned a spot in the 2A 2012 KHSAA Track & Field Championships, which begin at 1 p.m. May 18 at Owlsey Frazier Cardinal Park on the campus of the University of Louisville. Additionally, the next 10-best finishers in each event statewide also earn an invite. Others who achieve a qualifying standard will also earn berths.

  • Inmate found dead at Shelby County Detention Center

    Glenn Burger, 39, was a found on his bottom bunk by his fellow inmates. Chief Deputy Corner Jeff Ivers said a full autopsy and toxicology report has been ordered.

    “Everything points toward natural causes,” he said. “But we won’t know for sure for at least six weeks when the reports come back.”

    Burger was serving 120 days for a second DUI offense, jail officials said. He was doing a work release in Anderson County.

    Burger was about 5 feet 9 inches and between 320 and 330 pounds, Shelby County Jailer Bobby Waits said.

  • New Business: Rug Ringers Carpet Cleaning & Restoration

    Address: 409 Washington St. Shelbyville

  • News briefs: May 4, 2012

    Judicial center to be closed

    3 days for budget reductions

    Employees of Kentucky’s judicial branch learned Wednesday that they will be furloughed for three days in the first half of fiscal year 2013, which begins July 1, meaning the Shelby County Judicial Center will be closed for those three days.

  • Case of Waddy man charged with trying to run down woman with motorcycle goes to grand jury

    TAYLORSVILLE – The case of a Waddy man accused of trying to run over a Mount Eden woman with his motorcycle is on its way to a Spencer County grand jury.

    Sammy “Frankie” Mobley, 36, faces a first-degree wanton endangerment charge in connection with a March 16 incident in which Benjamin W. Mobley, 58, of Murphy Lane allegedly attempted to shoot at and pistol-whip his girlfriend, who is from Mount Eden.

  • Shelby Odyssey of the Mind teams advance to world finals

    Of the 12 Shelby County teams competing at the Kentucky  Odyssey of the Mind Tournament at the University of the Cumberlands, four took home a second-place trophies and are advancing to the World Finals Competition on May 23-27 at Iowa State University in Ames.

    At World Finals, the teams will compete with teams from across the nation and 27 countries.  This international competition is the “Olympics” of problem-solving.

  • Church news: May 4, 2012

    Allen Chapel
    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

    Annunciation
    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

  • Church news: May 4, 2012

    Allen Chapel

    The church is located on KY 55 in Finchville.

     

    Annunciation

    Interested in learning more about the Catholic faith? You are invited to come to RCIA on Wednesday nights. Contact Diana at 647-3499 for more information. Homebound or hospitalized? If you know of someone who wants to see a priest or needs communion, call the parish office at 633-1547.

     

    Bagdad Baptist

  • Looking Back: May 4, 2012

    Information was gathered from previous years of The Shelby Sentinel, The Shelby Newsand The Sentinel-News.You can reach the writer at sharonw@sentinelnews.com.